upgrading from 4.0 to 4.8

Kris Kennaway kris at obsecurity.org
Mon Aug 18 15:52:56 PDT 2003

On Mon, Aug 18, 2003 at 04:23:24PM -0400, Adam McLaurin wrote:
> On Mon, 2003-08-18 at 14:48, David Banning wrote:
> > I am wondering about upgrading from 4.0 to 4.8.
> > I did a cvsup and then I did "make world" I get
> > errors. It seems to me that you have to upgrade
> > in stages. It this so? If so, what stages should
> > I do it in?
> From 4.0, I'd first update to 4.3, then to 4.6.2, then to 4.8. Be sure
> to read /usr/src/UPDATING *very* carefully each time. This is a huge
> upgrade, and will take some work to get it done properly.

It's probably much simpler to just do a binary upgrade (i.e. via sysinstall).

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